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Re: 33 unknowns left
- From: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr at thyrsus dot com>
- To: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: Ian Lance Taylor <iant at google dot com>, GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:12:37 -0400
- Subject: Re: 33 unknowns left
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Joseph Myers <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Two of the three root commits then are to the /hooks directory. That
> directory should be omitted from the conversion (it doesn't make sense to
> convert SVN hooks to git, any more than we converted the CVSROOT files to
> SVN - Jason will be working on the git hooks needed).
Good, that answers a question I was going to have to ask at some point.
> At some point we need to work out the mapping for which subdirectories of
> /branches are actual branches and which contain branches a level lower
> down. In general I expect that subdirectories containing a ChangeLog file
> are branches and those that don't are not branches, but the list of those
> that are not branches should be reviewed manually (premerge-fsf-branch at
> least *is* a branch not a container, despite only containing a directory).
> In general, we should have a public git repository somewhere with all the
> configuration for the conversion, such as the author map and the
> configuration for branches.
Yes, it is my normal practice to set up a publicly visible repo with
the conversion machinery so the project members can review it.
I'll have one up within a few days. After the additional RAM arrives.
<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>